This report presents case studies from First Nations community members into how Indigenous people are working across the Basin to achieve shared cultural and environmental benefits through the delivery of water for the environment.
This document has been developed to provide a framework for the Department of Conservation (DOC) to navigate the changing context for visitor experiences on public conservation lands and waters and realise the benefits for all New Zealanders.
The Australian Government established the Register of Foreign Ownership of Water Entitlements (the Register) in 2017. The primary aim of the Register is to increase transparency about foreign ownership of Australian water assets and, more broadly, maintain community confidence in Australia’s foreign investment policy. This...
This draft report assesses the progress of the Australian, State and Territory governments towards achieving the objectives and outcomes of the National Water Initiative (NWI), and provides practical advice on future directions for national water reform.
This paper explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss. It explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction.
The Australian Federal Environment Minister appointed Professor Graeme Samuel AC to conduct this Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in October 2019. This is the final report of the review.
This paper outlines strategies for stopping deforestation (and other forms of ecosystem conversion) in vulnerable tropical regions. These include our commitment to centre sustainable livelihood opportunities and human rights through bottom-up approaches that support rural communities as ecosystem stewards.
The Ranger uranium mine, which has operated since 1980, is surrounded by the dual World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. This report reviews the 2020 Ranger Mine Closure Plan and finds the objective that a rehabilitated site be incorporated into Kakadu National Park is being...
This document identifies three intertwined areas within the local government portfolio that should be the focus for both LGNZ and the Government over the next three years. These areas are Three Waters Reform Programme, Resource Management Reform Programme and a Future of Local Government Programme.
This project aims to build an in-depth understanding of the processes for investigations undertaken by regulatory organisations and to establish a benchmark for 'best practice' in regulatory performance.